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Course Requirements

Students must be admitted into the university before registering for the Nursing Education certificate program.

Master’s degree in nursing
Required Courses12 units
GNRS 660
Theories of Teaching and Instruction
GNRS 661
Leadership and Role Development in Nursing Education
GNRS 662
Assessment, Curriculum, Development, and Outcomes
GNRS 663
Clinical Practicum in Nursing Education
Total for Nursing Education12 units

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is a semester?
15 weeks (12 in the summer)

How many evenings per week do I attend classes?
Students generally attend class one to two nights per week, depending on the number of classes in which they are enrolled.

How soon can I finish this program?
Most students complete the program in one to two semesters.

How are clinicals arranged?
The School of Nursing faculty and staff arrange clinical settings with some student input as needed.

What kind of clinical settings are available?
The School of Nursing identifies appropriate clinical settings based on the student’s specialty. Settings may include hospitals, primary care clinics, churches, and schools, to name a few.

How do I figure out my schedule?
Knowledgeable faculty advisors assist students with a comprehensive course planner to ensure course continuity throughout the program.

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.